Make A Difference

The Make A Difference page is dedicated to helping people in the Chicagoland area find great organizations, events and volunteers committed to civic engagement. Our goal is simple – to help everyone find a great place to volunteer and rely on the generosity of people like you to help transform people’s passion into action. Take a few minutes, look around and know that donating a little time can mean a lot! If you have an opportunity or event you would like to see posted, submit it here.

Sep 27

Hunger Is

Ends: December 31, 2017

Oct 4

Help Heal Veterans

Ends: February 28, 2018

Oct 4

Izzak Walton League of America Clean Water Challenge

Where: Chicago area Streams
Ends: June 30, 2018

Oct 25

Snug Hugs for Kids

Where: Chicago area Merlins 200,000 Miles Stores
Ends: December 13, 2017

Oct 25

Help The Drive and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana provide Thanksgiving Dinners to families in need

Where: Northwest Indiana various Food Bank locations
Ends: November 20, 2017

Nov 18

Free Family-Friendly Jingle Bell Rock Holiday Music Show at Hard Rock Cafe

Where: Chicago, IL Hard Rock Cafe
Ends: December 15, 2017

Dec 1

Tutor Training for Aquinas Literacy Center

Where: Chicago, IL 1751 W. 35th Street
Ends: December 2, 2017

Dec 2

WACO Hosts 25th Annual Christmas Shopping with Kids

Where: Elk Grove Village and Elgin Walmart stores
Ends: December 9, 2017

Dec 2

Santa Hustle 5K

Where: Chicago, IL Soldier Field
Ends: December 2, 2017

Dec 6

City Heat of Chicago Annual Christmas Charity Fundraising Bash

Where: Chicago, IL Moretti's, 6727 N. Olmsted Ave.
Ends: December 6, 2017

Dec 9

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter’s Holiday Cookie Walk

Where: Naperville, IL 420 Industrial Drive
Ends: December 9, 2017

Dec 16

Chicago Art Girls 6th Annual Holiday Pop Up Shop

Where: Chicago, IL Bell Elementary, 3730 N. Oakley
Ends: December 17, 2017